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  1. For Democrats, gun control is no longer a third railRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    PRESIDENT OBAMA'S appearance at the Democratic National Convention was preceded by almost 10 minutes of introductory video . Such gauzy tributes have become standard fare at political conventions.

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  2. NPR issues large correction about stay-at-home mom/gun-control activistRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | The Washington Post

    On June 17, NPR's Chris Arnold turned in a seven-minute feature story on the evolution of a "powerful new gun control group," Everytown for Gun Safety . The organization is the result of a merger between Mayors Against Illegal Guns - founded by former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, among other mayors - and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a group launched by Shannon Watts in the aftermath of the Newtown massacre.

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  3. Ryan rolls out a policy agenda House Republicans can use in NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | The Washington Post

    House Speaker Paul D. Ryan discusses the release of the House Republican plank on health-care reform at the American Enterprise Institute on June 22 in Washington. House Speaker Paul D. Ryan is taking the unusual step of rolling out a policy agenda for his Republican House members to run on in November - one separate from the bare-bones proposals offered by presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump.

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  4. The Daily 202: Senate will vote down new gun laws today because of an ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | The Washington Post

    THE BIG IDEA: The vast majority of Americans favor legislation being considered today in the Senate that would restrict people on the terrorist watch list from buying guns. But the measure will fail because those who oppose stricter gun laws are, on the whole, more passionate and politically organized than the average voters who support them.

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  5. Judge upholds suspension of student who chewed pastry into the shape of a gunRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | The Washington Post

    A Maryland boy, now 11, had his suspension upheld for chewing a pastry into the shape of a gun. School officials have said that was one of several issues in a pattern of misbehavior.

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  6. Sen. Casey: The Senate can act to prevent guns from falling into the wrong handsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | The Washington Post

    The massacre at Sandy Hook elementary school in Newtown, Conn., in December 2012 had a profound impact on how I would vote as a member of the U.S. Senate. I was in Pittsburgh when the news broke on that awful Friday and later, as I traveled by car for over four hours between Pittsburgh and Scranton, the news from Connecticut worsened.

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  7. a Pray for us, for there will be a terrible reckoning': Dem lawmaker...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Mourners gather under an LGBT pride flag flying at half-mast for a candlelight vigil in remembrance for mass shooting victims in Orlando, from San Diego, California, U.S. June 12, 2016. There are the statements calling the killings "senseless," an "outrage."

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  8. UCLA: Chapter 186 in America's gun carnage since NewtownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Police officers conduct a search at the University of California, Los Angeles, after a shooting that left two people dead there on Wednesday, June 1. FIFTY-FIVE-hundred people , give or take, have died in gun violence in the United States so far this year, and an additional 11,000 or so have been injured. So Wednesday's campus murder-suicide at the University of California at Los Angeles will be neither much noted nor long remembered amid this nation's quotidian digest of gunplay.

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  9. Appeals court to revisit challenge to Maryland's ban on 'assault weapons'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh helped pass the state's ban on "assault weapons" after the 2012 mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. A federal appeals court on Wednesday will revisit the legality of Maryland's ban on certain semiautomatic firearms passed after the 2012 mass shooting at a Newtown, Conn., elementary school.

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  10. These are the threats you get when you lead a gun-control groupRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Shannon Watts is the founder of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America and a mother of five children. The day after the mass shooting in Newtown, Conn., I started a Facebook page aimed at uniting American mothers in a fight against gun violence.

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  11. Professor who says Sandy Hook was a hoax sues the college that fired himRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | The Washington Post

    A makeshift memorial with crosses for the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting massacre stands outside a home in Newtown, Conn. A tenured professor at Florida Atlantic University who was fired earlier this year after writing that the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School was an elaborate hoax has filed a lawsuit claiming his rights to free speech, due process and academic freedom were violated.

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  12. This school district plans to arm its officers with semiautomatic riflesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | The Washington Post

    In the wake of numerous massacres on school grounds, many educational institutions - particularly colleges - have armed officers with high-powered weapons to defend against active campus shooters. And now at least one public school district is following suit.

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  13. Newtown teacherRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | The Washington Post

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  14. The Donald Trump-endorsing pastor who encourages Sandy Hook hoax questionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump holds a campaign event at the Pensacola Bay Center on Jan. 13 in Florida. The southern Baptist pastor's ideal candidate is a God-fearing, Bible-believing, church-attending, Jesus-loving man of God.

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  15. U.S. appeals court will reconsider Md. ban on assault weaponsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2016 | The Washington Post

    A federal appeals court announced Friday that it will rehear a case involving Maryland's 2013 ban on semiautomatic high-capacity assault weapons. Last month, a divided panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit cast doubt on the legality of the state's ban, passed after the mass shootings at a Newtown, Conn., elementary school.

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  16. Newtown families are suing a major gunmaker. Win or lose, the rifles will still be on the shelves.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | The Washington Post

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  17. Why I let my children read books about upsetting thingsRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2016 | The Washington Post

    HANDOUT IMAGES: Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo. Cover of The Underneath by Kathi Appelt, Drawings by David Small "Mommy, did you know a man shot a lot of little kids in a school a few days ago?" my oldest son asked during dinner.

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  18. Appeals court decision casts doubt on Maryland's assault weapons banRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh helped pass the state's assualt weapons ban as a member of the state senate. A federal appeals court on Thursday cast doubt on the legality of Maryland's 2013 ban on assault weapons and high-capacity magazines passed after the mass shootings at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn.

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  19. Obama speaks to countrya s fears at prayer breakfastRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | The Washington Post

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  20. The father of a boy killed at Sandy Hook gets death threats from...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2016 | The Washington Post

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